Forest rangers in a remote district in Vietnam’s mountainous northern area are off to a good start in their 2017 fight against illegal loggers, catching two men red-handed carrying unlawfully harvested timber only days into the New Year.
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Police in central Hà Tĩnh Province’s Kỳ Thọ Commune discovered 12 dead langurs wrapped in newspapers on a passenger bus that was pulled over for a regular check in Kỳ Anh District.
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A fine art exhibition featuring art works of lectures of Vietnam University of Fine Arts in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts opened at the Museum of Vietnam University of Fine Arts in Hanoi was organized this morning.
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Vietnamese companies ship an estimated four million tons of woodchips to China annually, according to statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
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More than 60 precious artifacts of the Nguyễn dynasty (1802-1945) handed over to the interim government after the abdication of King Bảo Đại in August 1945 are on display at the Huế Royal Antiques Museum.
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With its young population, fast rate of urbanisation, and a growing economy, Vietnam holds great potential for paint manufacturer AkzoNobel. Ton Büchner, CEO and chairman of the board of management and the executive committee, talked with VIR’s Hong Anh about the company’s plan in the coming years to distinguish themselves from competitors and to grow in this market.
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Vietnam has a long list of tasks to fulfill in order to meet its commitments to reduce 8 percent of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under the historic Paris Agreement, Jenty Kirsch Wood, senior technical specialist of disaster risk management and climate change of UNDP, said at workshop in Hanoi on December 8.
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VGP- Construction on a VND1.44 trillion (US$63.4 million) plywood factory has started work in the central province of Ha Tinh.
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A blaze occurred at 10 am this morning destroyed some 800sq.m. of a workshop storing wood and power cables of a company in Hà Nội’s Ngọc Hồi Industrial Zone.
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Customs officials in Ho Chi Minh City on December 1 reported that they have detected 529kg of elephant tusks illegally imported into Vietnam under the cover of wood.
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Elephant tusks carefully hidden in wood pieces are discovered by customs officers (PHoto: SGGP)
The fourth team of anti-smuggling investigation bureau under the General Department of Vietnam Custom in co-ordination with relevant agencies yesterday performed container of imported wood pieces from Africa into Vietnam and to re-export to Cambodia.
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“The Brụi K’Mé Bridge is fragile and deteriorated, but we have no choice but to cross it to get to work everyday,” said K’Bồn, a resident of Di Linh District in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng.
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Vietnamese-born French director Tran Anh Hung, known for his Oscar-nominated debut The Scent of Green Papaya (1993) and his Murakami adaptation Norwegian Wood (2010), sat down for an interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper during his latest visit to central Vietnam for the ‘Autumn Meeting’ cinema conference.
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A major Vietnam International Furniture and Home Accessories Fair- Vifa home 2016 is scheduled to take place at Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24- 27.
Poster of Vifa home 2016 (Source: Vifa.expo. com)
Just after I signed up for hospital insurance the other week, I got a brutal reminder about why I need it.
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